Psci 1100 (Ch1): Multi-choice And Fill-in-the-blank

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  • 1. 
    Which is the most fundamental of the physical sciences?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemestry

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Meteorology

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is a concise statement about a fundamental relationship in nature?
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Experiment

  • 3. 
    Which human sense is second in supplying the most information about the external world?
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Taste

    • C. 

      Sight

    • D. 

      Hearing

  • 4. 
    Which is the standard unit of mass in the metric system?
    • A. 

      Gram

    • B. 

      Kilogram

    • C. 

      Slug

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 5. 
    Which metric prefix means "one-thousandth"?
    • A. 

      Centi-

    • B. 

      Milli-

    • C. 

      Mega-

    • D. 

      Kilo-

  • 6. 
    Which metric prefix means "thousand"?
    • A. 

      Centi-

    • B. 

      Milli-

    • C. 

      Mega-

    • D. 

      Kilo-

  • 7. 
    How many base units are there in the SI?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 8. 
    To which of thse is a volume of 1000 cm3 equal?
    • A. 

      1 quart

    • B. 

      100 mL

    • C. 

      10 mL

    • D. 

      1 L

  • 9. 
    Which combination of units expresses density?
    • A. 

      Mass/(time)3

    • B. 

      Mass/(kg)3

    • C. 

      Mass/(length)3

    • D. 

      Mass/m2

  • 10. 
    What is the expression 1 in. = 2.54cm properly called?
    • A. 

      Equation

    • B. 

      Conversion factor

    • C. 

      SI factor

    • D. 

      Equivalence statement

  • 11. 
    A student measures the length and width of a rectangle to be 49.4 cm and 59 cm, respectively. Wanting to find the area (in cm2) of this rectangle, the student multiplies on a calcuator and obtains a result of 2914.6. The area should be reported as...
    • A. 

      2914.6cm2

    • B. 

      2915cm2

    • C. 

      2.9 x 10^3 cm2

    • D. 

      2.92 x 10^2 cm2

  • 12. 
    The natural sciences, in which scientists study the natural universe, are divided into physical and __________ sciences.
  • 13. 
    A(n) __________ is used to test a hypothesis.
  • 14. 
    According to the _________, no hypothesis or theory of nature is valid unless its predictions are in agreement with experimental results.
  • 15. 
    Most information about our environment reaches us through the sense of _______.
  • 16. 
    All human sense have _______.
  • 17. 
    A(n) ________ has a fixed and reproducible value.
  • 18. 
    A yard is slightly _______ than a meter.
  • 19. 
    Unlike mass, weight is not a(n) ________ property.
  • 20. 
    The standard unit of ____ is the same in all measurement systems.
  • 21. 
    The metric prefix mega- means ______.
  • 22. 
    A common nonstandard metric unit of fluid volume or capacity is the ______.
  • 23. 
    If A is denser than B, then A contains more _______ per unit volume.
  • 24. 
    ______ : The most widely used system of units.
  • 25. 
    ______ : One-hundreth
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